This week I am listening to …


Flory Jagoda | Memories of Sarajevo

I read today (17 September 2019) of the death of Jewish Bosnian singer, Flory Jagoda. Had not heard of her before, so a good reason to find some of her music . This 1989 album is just beautiful.


HAYA Band LinkHAYA Band | Link 

“The Haya Orchestra (HAYA Orchestra) is an orchestra based on Mongolian world music and incorporating modern pop music elements.” Filed as “Rock”, too acoustic, too melodic/gentle for “Rock” although there are a few harder tunes. Great – more contemporary folk. Excellent – explore more of this music.


Karine Polwart's Scottish Songbook

Karine Polwart’s Scottish Songbook

Oh yes. Big fan of Karine Polwart. Ver lovely re-versioning of hard to cover songs: Since Yesterday (Strawberry Switchblade), Whole of the Moon (Waterboys), Dignity (Deacon Blue). Brilliant!


Olav Mjelva & Eli West | Hand to Play

Facebook page: “Olav Luksengård Mjelva from Norway and Eli West from USA started playing together in the beginning of 2017. The duos´ debut album is going to be recorded and released in 2018, so stay tuned!” Very good and all – too folky for me. Irish/Celtic/Americana/northern Europe. Gtr and fddl.

Saulo Duarte | Avante Delírio

Brazil – brass, rather smooth for me – might be a track or two I can play;


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